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Ralph Sturges O'Connor

Ralph Sturges O'Connor, American investment company executive. Trustee emeritus Rice University, Johns Hopkins University, Oldfields School, Glencoe, Maryland; Member of National Academy of Sciences, Presidential Counselors, Houston Landmen's Association (past president), All American Wildcatters, American Association Petroleum Landmen, Johns Hopkins Institutions, Players Club, River Oaks Country Club, Bayou Club.

Background

  • O'Connor, Ralph Sturges was born on August 27, 1926 in Pasadena, California, United States. Son of Thomas Ireland and Edith Masury (Sturges) O'Connor.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1951. Postgraduate, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1967.

    Career

    • With Highland Resources, Inc., Houston, 1951-1987, executive vice president, 1961-1964, president, 1964-1987. President, Chief Executive Officer Ralph S. O'Connor and Associates, since 1987. Trustee Salk Institute.

      Chairman board directors Amaud's Restaurant, New Orleans. With United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946.

    Membership

    Trustee emeritus Rice University, Johns Hopkins University, Oldfields School, Glencoe, Maryland. Member of National Academy of Sciences, Presidential Counselors, Houston Landmen's Association (past president), All American Wildcatters, American Association Petroleum Landmen, Johns Hopkins Institutions, Players Club, River Oaks Country Club, Bayou Club.

    Connections

    • Married Alice Maconda Brown, April 28, 1950 (divorced 1993). Children: George Rufus, Thomas Ireland III, Nancy Isabel, John Herman. Married Becky Miller Gorham, March 22, 2008.
    • father: Thomas Ireland O'Connor
    • mother: Edith Masury (Sturges) O'Connor
    • spouses: Alice Maconda Brown
    • Becky Miller Gorham
    • children: George Rufus O'Connor
    • Thomas Ireland III O'Connor
    • Nancy Isabel O'Connor
    • John Herman O'Connor
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    Nationality
    • 1951
      Johns Hopkins University
    • 1967
      Harvard University
    • 1951 - 1987
      With Highland Resources
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1987
      president, Ralph S. O'Connor and Associates
    • 1987
      Chief Executive Officer, Ralph S. O'Connor and Associates